Are you in the Halloween spirit yet? Children and adults across the country are preparing for this special day. While adults and children design their costumes for the night, neighborhoods make sure their decorations are the talk of the town.
Decorations are essential this season, but so is your lawn maintenance leading up to the big trick-or-treat night. Before putting decorations into the ground, look at tips that will keep your visitors safe and your lawn happy and healthy for the rest of the fall season as the temperatures drop.
Rake Your Leaves for A Clear Path
Many Halloween decorations involve plugging in elaborate props that are set up on your lawn. Making sure that you have a clear path for your trick-or-treaters or partygoers is essential. After all, no one wants to trip over your wires on their way to your front door.
North Carolina’s fall season means that the leaves on the trees in your yard will soon take over your lawn. Keeping up with the leaves and raking them up regularly is an excellent idea for the season. It is a healthy habit for your yard and creates a clear path that can safely guide guests to your door on Halloween night.
Leaving any debris behind can increase the possibility of residents, visitors, and spectators getting into an accident. To avoid any injuries, make sure you’re providing a clear path for the people who might be passing by.
Use Halloween Decorations That Illuminate
Although we don’t recommend using flammable decorations like candles on your lawn, decorating with illuminating decorations is a great way to attract attention to your yard. We recommend purchasing some Jack-O-Lanterns with electric lighting built in. There are also many festive lighting options that you can hang on your home or on your garden paths to add some character to your front yard.
Adequately lighting your lawn will also improve safe trick or treating, considering it happens at night. You don’t want trick-or-treaters to trip or hurt themselves while navigating unfamiliar territory, so it’s important to light your lawn and driveways to avoid accidents.
Get Your Lawn Care Done for Halloween
Since Halloween is all about showing your holiday spirit through your decorations, take a minute to schedule some lawn maintenance before the big night. Make your lawn the pride of your community by having professional lawn maintenance.
- Cut your lawn at the proper height
- Rake your leaves
- Trim your hedges
- Trim your trees
Set Up the Driveway
If your lawn maintenance specialist has designed your lawn to be elaborate, you may not even want people walking near the central area of your yard. Trick or treating is usually a Halloween event that lasts a couple of hours. So, if you want to keep your lawn clear, grab a table, some decorations, and lawn chairs as your set up for the night. Create a nice treat area in your driveway where you and your loved ones can people watch while ensuring your lawn remains safe and healthy.
Treat Your Lawn
Having a beautiful lawn all year long is essential to every homeowner. Even though a lush lawn is a dream, turning it into a reality can be a challenge on your own. Let a professional lawn care service keep your property healthy for you.